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VCE and VCAL Administrative Handbook - View by Section



Victorian Certificate of Education


VCE program components, entry requirements, eligibility for award of, atypical programs, new studies, VCE (Baccalaureate), Northern Hemisphere Timetable

Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning


VCAL program components, entry requirements, eligibility for award of, atypical programs

Vocational Education and Training


VET programs, satisfactory completion of VET programs, contribution to VCE and VCAL, documentation




Administrative information

Schools and providers


Schools providing the VCE or VCAL, provider obligations to the VCAA, school/provider obligations to students, when schools fail to meet their obligations to students, partnerships, maintenance of school records



About the VCAA, VCAA obligations to schools, VCAA obligations to students, VCAA Committees and Terms of Reference

Student enrolment


Registration, VCE, VCAL and VET enrolment, International Baccalaureate Registration, Year 10 students without a program, atypical enrolment (VCE or VCAL), withdrawal from study, fee-paying international students, student observance of assessment and attendance rules





Satisfactory completion of units


Satisfactory completion of VCE, VCAL and VET units




Scored assessment

School-based Assessment (SBA)


Authentication, scheduling assessment tasks, determining initial School-based Assessments, VCE School-assessed Coursework, School-assessed Tasks and Externally-assessed Tasks, VCE VET School-assessed Coursework, managing score amendments, VCE School-based Assessment audit, rules for School-based Assessment, breaches and investigations, student appeals against school decisions about breaches of rules, student breach of examination rules

External assessment


Eligibility to undertake VCE examinations, examination timetables, VCE examination administration, performance examinations and marking examinations

VCE and VET assessment summary


VCE studies and assessment, and VCE VET programs with scored assessment

General Achievement Test


Information about the General Achievement Test




Reporting results

Score aggregation


Study scores, statistical moderation and final grades




Final results

Reporting to schools


School access to final results of students, confirmation of grades, VCE Data Service and VCE examination results service

Reporting to students


Reporting VCE, VCAL and VCE VET, delivery of results, Post-results and ATAR service (PRAS), VCE results and ATAR service, Statement of Marks and Statement of Study Score, inspection of scripts and audio recordings, final results, replacement certificates and statements of results




Special Provision


Types of, eligibility for, Special Examination Arrangements, Derived Examination Scores.